[media id=7100] ...during her confirmation hearing today was really too unbelievable to comprehend. Watching the man in the center of a huge Hookerga
January 13, 2009

...during her confirmation hearing today was really too unbelievable to comprehend. Watching the man in the center of a huge Hookergate scandal sitting there trying to destroy Bill Clinton's Global Initiative was like staring at Salvador Dali painting in the halls of Congress.

Even Sean Hannity and Kathryn Jean Lopez -- not exactly right-wing shrinking violets -- were urging Vitter to resign.

Moments ago, Republican Senator David Vitter held his first press conference since his admission that he cheated on his wife by using an escort service in Washington D.C.. Vitter claims he is the victim of his political enemies and just like all good, hypocritical Republicans these days, he's not going to the right thing.

He pays no price for his hanging with hookers by the traditional media and he's acting like a smug jackass to Hillary.

Digby has more:

Whenever I see some little diaper wearing toady like David Vitter get all filled with righteous indignation about conflict of interest and setting precedents I just have to laugh. George W. Bush's entire family was a walking conflict of interest for eight years --- his father even accepting money directly from the Saudi Arabian government for his own personal use. It was assumed that Poppy was clean because well .... he was one of them, if you know what I mean.

The village doesn't like Clinton doing this work because it makes their obsessive loathing look petty and shallow, which it is. They insist that there must be something nefarious about it, because they are still convinced that Bill Clinton came to town and trashed the place and they cannot rest until everyone in the world agrees with them. Which it never will.

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